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I have a directory of m4a files together with a single album art image named cover.jpg. How can I 'embed' this album art image into the m4a files using the command line?

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The most efficient way is to use AtomicParsley and a bash 'for' loop. Install AtomicParsley on any version of Ubuntu as follows:

sudo apt-get install atomicparsley

Then change to the directory containing the m4a files and run the following:

for i in *.m4a
do
AtomicParsley "$i" --artwork cover.jpg --overWrite 
done

And now your m4a files have the album art embedded and you can safely delete your album art image. This will work for all versions of Ubuntu...

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Covers can be added with the TagEditor project:

tageditor -s cover=ju.jpg --max-padding 100000 -f ki.m4a

To remove:

tageditor -s cover= --max-padding 100000 -f ki.m4a

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